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New Behind the Scenes Featurette for Disney Infinity

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A new video showing off some behind-the-scenes footage for the upcoming game Disney Infinity has been released by Disney Interactive, titled “Creating Infinity.” The video delves into the interactive gaming device that will hit shelves this coming August, and also featres interviews with Pixar and Avalanche Software creatives, as well as commentary from John Lasseter and John Blackburn regarding the value of creative play.

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Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story gets its own Comic Book

Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story gets its own Comic Book

If Toy Story 3’s ending left you wanting more and would like to continue following the adventures of the toys, then the recent partnership between Marvel and Disney will satisfy you, as Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the rest of the gang make their comic book debut in the Toy Story comic book mini-series, which promises to deliver all new content and stories to fans of the Pixar movie.

Mattel brings Pixar’s Toy Story Space Mission To Infinity and Beyond

Mattel brings Pixar's Toy Story Space Mission To Infinity and Beyond

It’s been just a little over a year since Disney and Pixar brought the Toy Story franchise full circle, from Andy to Bonnie, with last summer’s Toy Story 3. However, even with the film’s bittersweet closure, fans have been wondering (Buzz-ing, even) about a fourth sequel since the credits rolled on the third film. And while Mattel isn’t exactly stepping forth to announce Toy Story 4, they did something almost as cool; animating a Toy Story short film using the actual Toy Story toys! The entire spot was created using toys from a new line, Toy Story: Space Mission, during a 4 week toymation filming session, where each character is all geared up in special outfits. Take a look at the animated short, as well as shots of the toy line!

Fanimation: Doodle v.s. Doodle

Fanimation: Doodle v.s. Doodle

Fan animation has been around as long as professional animation – in fact, many would argue longer. We’ve featured a few spots in the past months highlighting some of the work we’ve found on the net, hoping to shed some fame towards the hard work of some loyal toonists out there. This latest piece, Doodle vs Doodle, is yet the newest addition to the segment we’ll title “Fanimation” from now on. The production is entirely created in stop-motion video by Jace D, at the young age of 13! As a bonus to Jace’s great work, we also liked spotting some of the animation influences within the project: Toy Story’s Buzz, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Phineas and Ferb, and more. Check out Jace’s work, and see what else you notice!

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review

Seems like just a few months ago, we were hyping the release of Toy Story 3 in theaters. …oh wait, it was! Alright, fine. Seems like just a few months ago, we were reviewing Toy Story and Toy Story 2 on Blu-ray. …wait a tick, that’s true, too! Huh. Well, could it possibly be true that we’re now reviewing the amazingly perfect Toy Story 3 Blu-ray for our reading audience! Booyah, we’re three for three here! Disney and Pixar have brought the third film in the Toy Story franchise home to fans in a miraculous fashion, as Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD truly shows how animated toons, and their home versions, should be done.

Toy Story 3 on Blu-ray and DVD from Disney

Toy Story 3 on Blu-ray and DVD from Disney

It’s here. IT’S HERE!!! Toy Story 3, Pixar’s 2010 masterpiece, is finally available on Blu-ray and DVD. The epic adventure is not only the highest grossing film in Disney’s Toy Story franchise, it has become the highest grossing animated film of all time. And the records wont stop there! Buzz is abound on this film becoming the number one home video of the season, and eventually of all time. Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Hamm, Rex, Slinky Dog, the Potato Heads — all of Andy’s toys are ready for you to own them and cherish them forever. Check out the full box art so you’ll know what to look for, then get to watching!!

Disney and Pixar present Toy Story 3 concept art

Disney and Pixar present Toy Story 3 concept art

Looks… familiar? I mean, close, but not really? You can sorta see Andy and Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, Rex, Bullseye, Hamm, and a few others from Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story franchise, but the detail is certainly much less CG than we’re used to. That’s because this is the concept art phase of the film’s development. Months after the hand-drawn sketches take us through the basics of the story, individual scenes are fleshed out with color in these rendered paintings, giving all of the digital artists a proper sense of what to create. The lighting, the mood, the frame cropping, etc. And guess what; there’s tons of this content, all happily packed in the Blu-ray and DVD combo packs, due in stores November 2nd. Check out some more!

Behind the scenes Q&A for Disney’s Toy Story 3

Behind the scenes Q&A for Disney's Toy Story 3

With just days to go before the November 2nd release of Toy Story 3 on Blu-ray and DVD, what better way to get further hyped up for the Disney film than with a behind the scenes look at the movie we’re excited for? Some lucky folks recently sat with Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and John Ratzenberger, the creative voices behind Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and Hamm, asking them about the making of the film. Stuff like, “how much did you improv?”, “what toy would you voice if not your own” and more. Check out the Q&A segment below, and let us know what you think about getting a glimpse of toons without the animation

Check out the new game Build the Bridge, live Pixar’s Toy Story 3

Check out the new game Build the Bridge

Use your mouse. Use your brain. Use your …bridge! Remember the opening moments of Toy Story 3, when Buzz, Jessie, and Woody did their best to escape the clutches of Mr. Potato Head and his millions of monkeys? Well, much of that scene depended upon the gang saving the train, barreling it’s way towards a bridge-less gap. Imagine how much easier that would have been if you could drag and drop objects, like in this game, to create a clear path for the train to travel across safely. Live the Pixar adventure, and re-write the opening train scene to Disney’s latest epic in this game

Pixar’s Toy Story 3 heads to Disney DVD And Blu-Ray this November

Pixar's Toy Story 3 heads to Disney DVD And Blu-Ray this November

Even though it’s still in the theaters making a pretty big splash, plans are already under way to get the latest Toy Story film in the franchise into your house. Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 3 will be heading to DVD and Blu-ray this November, giving you a great jump (and awesome gift) for the winter holiday season. On November 2nd, fans can grab the standard DVD, the special Blu-ray edition, and a multi-Disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack. Digital downloadable editions and a special “gift set” version will be be announced at a later time. Now you can bring home Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Bullseye, and the rest — just be sure to bring them with you if you’re on your way to college!!

Pixar’s Toy Story 3 turns the box office into Disney’s toy chest

Pixar's Toy Story 3 turns the box office into Disney's toy chest

Audiences were back in theaters as the toys were back in town. Pixar Animation Studios latest film, Toy Story 3, pulled in an estimated $109 million dollars at the box office over the weekend — hopefully, Ham wasn’t the only piggy bank around! This total far surpassed Toy Story 2’s opening weekend of $57 million, and Toy Story’s $30 million. It also brought the 11th straight blockbuster to the Disney studio, with the highest-grossing launch in the history of the CG company, topping the $70 million of the previous title holder, The Incredibles. The 3D flick is sure to keep marching towards box office records, as the toys continue to work their way into our hearts.

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